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Rocket Barrage on Southern Israel

Two people treated for shock in southern Israel, two homes damaged
Rockets launched from Gaza at southern Israel. (archive photo)

Rockets launched from Gaza at southern Israel. (archive photo)
Photo Credit: Abed Rahim Khatib / Flash 90

Palestinian Unity Government forces celebrated the onset of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month, with a massive round of rocket fire at civilians targets in Israel. At least 14 rockets have pounded southern Israel since last night (overnight between Sunday and Monday). As of this writing , two people have been treated for shock, and two homes have been damaged by by rocket shrapnel.

The barrage was a Palestinian reaction to last night’s massive display of Jewish in Tel Aviv, where 100,000 Israelis gathered to sing and pray for the safe return of Eyal Yifrah, Gil-Ad Sha’ar and Naftali Fraenkel. 

The last day of school will be held as usual today in the Eshkol Regional Council, which abuts the Gaza border. Ynet reported that school buses will be escorted by regional security officers.

Chaim Yellin, head of true Eshkol Regional Council, told Ynet, “The deterrence we’ve enjoyed since Operation Pillar of Defense is withering. The government of Israel has two arms, diplomatic and military, and both must be used wisely in order to restore a sense of quiet to the Gaza Belt region.

Netanyahu: IDF Preparing Widespread Operation

In response to the rocket fire, Prime Minister Netanyahu said Sunday night at that the IDF is preparing a wide scale operation in Gaza to reign in the cross-border attacks. Israel Air Force pilots have neutralised several Hamas- and Islamic Jihad sites around the Gaza Strip in recent days. However, senior Israeli officials also say they recognise the fact that isolated, defensive attacks against the terrorist infrastructure has not deterred the terrorists from attacking Israeli civilians.

“We (the IDF) are prepared for any eventuality. We know how to respond to any incident. As soon as we get the green light, we will conduct this operation in the best way possible,” one IDF officer told the Hebrew-language 0404 website reported Monday.

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5 Responses to “Rocket Barrage on Southern Israel”

  1. Israel had the right to defend itself

  2. The IDF will take care of them! …Palestinian Terror groups AND Hamas must be squashed!

  3. Sissy Jordan says:

    Whatever they do to Israel, do it 10 fold back!!!

  4. Sissy Jordan says:

    Now is the time!!!! Don’t try to please the other nations, they are turning against Israel!!! Including the US!! The US is turning against her own people!!!! Go for it!! Israel MUST protect herself!!!

  5. Adou Abel says:

    As the desire escalation, they will have it at APPOINTED TIME…!!!

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